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232/422 Monitor Advantage  

Debug serial interfaces easily and economically with this handheld test set.

DT400A

Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available
(3 Additional Year)

Product Highlights

  • Works on RS-232, RS-423, RS-422, and RS-485 interfaces.
  • Quickly captures serial data and isolates faults.
  • Stores up to 304,000 records in 1 MB nonvolatile RAM for transmit and received data.


  • Description

    232/422 Monitor Advantage


    Quick Facts

  • Works on RS-232, RS-423, RS-422, and RS-485 interfaces.
  • Quickly captures serial data and isolates faults.
  • Stores up to 304,000 records in 1 MB nonvolatile RAM for transmit and received data.

  • Further Details

  • Line speeds up to 230.4 kbps async (half-duplex) or 64 kbps sync.
  • Use the included SAM–232 Compact breakout box to monitor voltage and run ground potential and ground loop tests.

  • What's included:
    • (1) test set with keyboard and LCD screen
    • (1) SAM 232–Compact breakout box
    • (3) adapters: (1) low-profile DB9 male to DB25 female, (1) low-profile DB9 female to male, (1) plastic molded DB9 female to DB25 male
    • (1) 3-ft. (0.9-m) ribbon-style monitor cable with a male and female DB25 at each end
    • (1) set of jumper wires: (2) 4-pin and (6) 2-pin
    • (1) 9-V connector for SAM 232–Compact
    • (1) 115-VAC, 60-Hz power adapter for test set
    • (2) batteries: (1) 9-V, (1) 3-V lithium
    • Zippered, two-compartment carrying case
    • (1) user's manual
    • Quick-start release notes


    Technical Specifications for 232/422 Monitor Advantage:

    Test Set with Keyboard and LCD Screen:
    Data Display Codes ASCII, EBCDIC, Baudot, IPARS
    Keyboard Display 8 rows of 30/40 characters with super twist LCD screen
    Keyboard Layout Full 64-key QWERTY; PC-style directional keypad
    Line Speeds Asynchronous: 75 bps–115.2 kbps (full-duplex) or 230.4 kbps (half-duplex);
    Synchronous: 75–64 kbps
    Parity Odd, even, none, ignore
    Protocols Asynchronous, bisynchronous, isochronous, SDLC/HDSL
    Voltage 5 or 9 V (menu-selectable)
    Interface RS-232, RS-422, RS-423, RS-485 (menu-selectable)
    Connectors (1) DB9 F, (1) DB25 M, (1) DB25 F
    Power 9-V battery or external 115-VAC, 60-Hz adapter (230-VAC, 50-Hz version on request)
    Size 5.6"H x 9.25"W x 1.4"D (14.2 x 23.5 x 3.6 cm)
    Weight 1.4 lb. (0.6 kg)
    SAM–232 Compact Breakout Box:
    Breakout Switches 25
    Jumpers (6) single 1-to-1, (2) 4-way
    Leads Monitored All 25
    Patching Voltage Source +V, -V
    CE Approval Yes
    Connectors (1) DB25 M, (1) DB25 F
    Indicators Dual-state LEDs: 102
    Power Nonpowered, or use 9-V battery for voltage
    Size 0.8"H x 4"W x 3.4"D (2 x 10.2 x 8.6 cm)


    NOTE: Technical specification weight is the unit weight. It is not the packaged shipping weight. For shipping weight, please contact Black Box customer service at 877-877-2269.


    Resources for 232/422 Monitor Advantage:

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    In Stock - orders received before 5PM ET ship same day

    Weight: 3.781 lbs.
    HxWxD: 5.5 x 8.75 x 11 in.

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